TAI Music Education for Social Cohesion Event: Exploring the Boundaries

The purpose of this event was to discuss the work of some members of The Arts of Inclusion (TAI) network, with particular reference to the role of music education for social cohesion.

Presentations were delivered by Dr Daniel Mateos-Moreno (University of Glasgow Visiting Scholar 2023-24 and University of Malaga, Spain), Dr Alberto Cabedo-Mas (Jaume I University, Spain), Professor Gloria Zapata-Restrepo (Juan N. Corpas University Foundation, Colombia) and Dr Andrea Rodríguez-Sánchez (Corporación Universitaria del Caribe CECAR, Colombia).

Dr Mateos-Moreno discussed 'Music for Social Cohesion in Bolivia' funded by the UK Government. Dr Cabedo-Mas shared his work on the socio-educational impact of community music in schools, and Professor Gloria Zapata-Restrepo and Dr Andrea Rodríguez-Sánchez discussed a chapter from the TAI network’s book Music and Social Inclusion (Routledge, 2023).

Presentations and recordings from the event will be made available in due course.